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union itself. we have a very unusual situation in this united states, it relates not just to the teachers unions, but more broadly. i don't mean to be terribly partisan but i am. in the case of democratic party, the largest contributors to the teachers unions are the democrats. allowing teachers to strike on matters such as their compensation, i think is a right that exists in this country. but i do believe we have to have a recognition of the person sitting across the table is representing the public and the students, not the teachers union. >> another issue that came out of chicago, governor, what portion of the teachers' salaries should be connected to test stores. >> i think there should be some connection between the capacity of the teachers to move students from grade level to grade level to their compensation. there were some teachers that regularly moved virtually all of their students a full grade level or more. and there were other teacher s that were unable to do that. in my opinion, the teachers that are able to do that should be paid more. >> the cost of a ful
>> the extradition of a radical cleric to the united states could come within the next few weeks. he and four others are facing terrorism charges. we've got more from london. >> this was a case in britain in which the queen herself intervene if years ago, asking governor -- asking government officials why he had not been arrested. after a long as legal battle, one of britain posthumous pretoria's extremists is set for extradition to the united states which had invited him for trying to set up a terrorist training camp in america and having had a hand in kidnapping westerners in yemen. >> there is no question he's a very dangerous man and successive governments have been trying to get him. >> he and four other terror suspects had their appeals rejected by the court of human rights. two of them are accused of having been a to a summit of latin. they argue long sentences would amount to inhumane treatment, but the court did not agree. he now faces life in prison if convicted. this is a big move and continued cooperation between the u.s. and u.k. after september 11. >> from earthquake scarce to turn it
. >> reporter: ahead of his speech at the united nations general assembly today, president obama shared a private dinner with heads of state monday. republicans have seized on the fact that the president hasn't scheduled a single one-on-one meeting with any world leader here, but on monday white house spokesman jay carney pushed back. >> he is intensively engaged, as he has been since he took the oath of office in, matters of foreign affairs and national security. >> reporter: while most polls show romney trailing in the all-important swing state, including ohio where he's behind by five points and kicking off a bus tour today, romney told nbc news he remains confident. >> look, we're going to win. there's no question in my mind. we're going to win. the polls go up. polls go down. there have been some weeks i'm ahead, some weeks i'm behind. >> reporter: as for the president he's not ceding any ground. during a daytime tv conversation on the couch alongside the first lady, mr. obama hinted at a return to teaching after politi politics. >> first things first here. we do have an election a
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